'Code of Silence' Broken in Alleged 'Goodfellas' Mobster's Trial

Published on 23 Oct 2015, 18:28
During the trial of Vincent Asaro witnesses talk about wiseguys, rats and hiding bodies, and list the do's and don'ts of organized crime.A tattoo on the defendant's arm reads "Death before dishonor."Peppered into riveting testimony are nicknames like Skinny Dom, Vinny Gorgeous, Louie Haha and Tommy Shots.If it sounds like a Hollywood movie script, it kind of already is.But this is real life and at the center of it all is 80-year-oldAsaro -- the alleged former Bonanno crime family captain who's on trial in federal court to face charges in a string of crimes over 40 years.


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